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Boston Children’s Museum
308 Congress Street
Boston, MA 02210
(617) 426-6500

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Open Everyday 10am-5pm
Friday: 10am-9pm

Library Membership

Where can kids and their parents climb through a two-story maze, go on a reading adventure with Arthur™, see colorful patterns in a bubble, travel to Japan and use chopsticks or climb a rock wall?

Each day patrons of over 180 libraries do this and more at Boston Children's Museum. The Library Half-Price Discount Program makes it possible for families to visit one of Boston's premier educational institutions at half the regular admission price. Boston Children’s Museum offers three types of library discount programs:

Full Year - Library Half Price Discount Program ($700) allows library patrons to visit the Museum on every day that the Museum is open for twelve months. Admission coupons are issued to the library and are date specific. Up to four people can visit the Museum with each coupon and each pays an admission fee of half the regular price.

Half Year -Library Half Price Discount Program ($350) allows library patrons to visit the Museum on every day that the Museum is open for six consecutive months. Admission coupons are issued to the library and are date specific. Up to four people can visit the Museum with each coupon and each pays an admission fee of half the regular price.

Partial Week -Library Half Price Discount Program ($350) allows library patrons to visit the Museum three days per week (Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays) for twelve months. Admission coupons are issued to the library and are date specific. Up to four people can visit the Museum with each coupon and each pays an admission fee of half the regular price.

Participating Libraries in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island - As of September 21 2016

Abington Public LibraryAbingtonMA
Acton Memorial LibraryActonMA
West Acton Citizen's Library AssociationActonMA
Honan-Allston Branch - Boston Public LibraryAllstonMA
Amesbury Public LibraryAmesburyMA
Andover Memorial Hall Library AndoverMA
Robbins LibraryArlingtonMA
Ashland Public LibraryAshlandMA
Attleboro Public LibraryAttleboroMA
Auburn Free Public LibraryAuburnMA
Bedford Free Public LibraryBedfordMA
Clapp Memorial LibraryBelchertownMA
Bellingham Public LibraryBellinghamMA
Belmont Public LibraryBelmontMA
Beverly Farms LibraryBeverlyMA
Beverly Public LibraryBeverlyMA
Billerica Public LibraryBillericaMA
Central Library - Boston Public LibraryBostonMA
Ingersoll Bowditch LibraryBostonMA
North End Branch - Boston Public LibraryBostonMA
South End Branch - Boston Public LibraryBostonMA
West End Branch - Boston Public LibraryBostonMA
Wheelock College LibraryBostonMA
Jonathan Bourne Public LibraryBourneMA
Sargent Memorial LibraryBoxboroughMA
Boxford Town LibraryBoxfordMA
Thayer Public LibraryBraintreeMA
Brewster Ladies' Library AssociationBrewsterMA
Bridgewater Public LibraryBridgewaterMA
Brighton BranchBrightonMA
Faneuil BranchBrightonMA
Brockton Public LibraryBrocktonMA
Brockton Public LibraryBrocktonMA
The Public Library of BrooklineBrooklineMA
Burlington Public LibraryBurlingtonMA
Newbury Town LibraryByfieldMA
Cambridge Public LibraryCambridgeMA
Cambridge Public Library, Boudreau BranchCambridgeMA
Cambridge Public Library, Central Square BranchCambridgeMA
Cambridge Public Library, O'Neill BranchCambridgeMA
Cambridge Public Library, Valente BranchCambridgeMA
Canton Public LibraryCantonMA
Gleason Public LibraryCarlisleMA
Charlestown Branch - Boston Public LibraryCharlestownMA
Eldredge Public LibraryChathamMA
Chelmsford Public LibraryChelmsfordMA
Chelsea Public LibraryChelseaMA
Bigelow Free Public LibraryClintonMA
Concord Free Public LibraryConcordMA
Peabody Institute Library Of DanversDanversMA
Dartmouth Public LibrariesDartmouthMA
Dedham Public LibraryDedhamMA
Endicott Branch LibraryDedhamMA
Adams Street Branch - Boston Public LibraryDorchesterMA
Codman Square Branch - Boston Public LibraryDorchesterMA
Fields Corner Branch - Boston Public LibraryDorchesterMA
Grove Hall Branch - Boston Public LibraryDorchesterMA
Lower Mills Branch - Boston Public LibraryDorchesterMA
Uphams Corner Branch - Boston Public LibraryDorchesterMA
Dover Public LibraryDoverMA
M.G. Parker Memorial LibraryDracutMA
Duxbury Free LibraryDuxburyMA
East Boston Branch - Boston Public LibraryEast BostonMA
East Bridgewater Public LibraryEast BridgewaterMA
Parlin Memorial LibraryEverettMA
Fall River Public Library -Main BranchFall RiverMA
Falmouth Public LibraryFalmouthMA
Fitchburg Public LibraryFitchburgMA
Boyden LibraryFoxboroMA
Framingham Public LibraryFraminghamMA
Franklin Public LibraryFranklinMA
Levi Heywood Memorial LibraryGardnerMA
Sawyer Free Library & Gloucester LyceumGloucesterMA
Grafton Public LibraryGraftonMA
Groton Public LibraryGrotonMA
Langley Adams LibraryGrovelandMA
Holmes Public LibraryHalifaxMA
John Curtis Free LibraryHanoverMA
Hanson Public LibraryHansonMA
Harvard Public LibraryHarvardMA
Haverhill Public LibraryHaverhillMA
Hingham Public LibraryHinghamMA
Friends of the Holbrook Public LibraryHolbrookMA
Holliston Public LibraryHollistonMA
Hopkinton Public LibraryHopkintonMA
Hudson Public LibraryHudsonMA
Hull Public LibraryHullMA
Hyannis Public LibraryHyannisMA
Hyde Park Branch- Boston Public LibraryHyde ParkMA
Ipswich Public LibraryIpswichMA
Connolly Branch - Boston Public LibraryJamaica PlainMA
Jamaica Plain Branch - Boston Public LibraryJamaica PlainMA
Kingston Public LibraryKingstonMA
Lakeville Public LibraryLakevilleMA
Lawrence Public LibraryLawrenceMA
Leominster Public LibraryLeominsterMA
Cary Memorial LibraryLexingtonMA
Lincoln Public LibraryLincolnMA
Reuben Hoar LibraryLittletonMA
Pollard Memorial LibraryLowellMA
Friends of the Lunenburg Public LibraryLunenburgMA
Lynn Public LibraryLynnMA
Lynnfield Public LibraryLynnfieldMA
Malden Public LibraryMaldenMA
Manchester by the Sea Public LibraryManchesterMA
Mansfield Public LibraryMansfieldMA
Abbot Public LibraryMarbleheadMA
Marlborough Public LibraryMarlboroughMA
Friends of The Ventress Memorial LibraryMarshfieldMA
Mashpee Public LibraryMashpeeMA
Mattapan Branch - Boston Public LibraryMattapanMA
Mattapoisett Public LibraryMattapoisettMA
Maynard Public LibraryMaynardMA
Medfield Public LibraryMedfieldMA
Medford Public LibraryMedfordMA
Medway Public LibraryMedwayMA
Melrose Public LibraryMelroseMA
Friends of the Nevins Memorial LibraryMethuenMA
Middleborough Public LibraryMiddleboroMA
Flint Public LibraryMiddletonMA
Milford Town LibraryMilfordMA
Millis Public LibraryMillisMA
Milton Public LibraryMiltonMA
Morse Institute LibraryNatickMA
Needham Public LibraryNeedhamMA
New Bedford Free Public LibraryNew BedfordMA
Newburyport Public LibraryNewburyportMA
Newton Free LibraryNewton CentreMA
Norfolk Public LibraryNorfolkMA
Stevens Memorial LibraryNorth AndoverMA
Richards Memorial LibraryNorth AttleboroMA
Ames Free Library of Easton, Inc.North EastonMA
Flint Memorial LibraryNorth ReadingMA
Northborough Free Public LibraryNorthboroughMA
Norton Public LibraryNortonMA
Norwell Public LibraryNorwellMA
Morrill Memorial LibraryNorwoodMA
Oxford Free Public LibraryOxfordMA
Peabody Institute LibraryPeabodyMA
Pembroke Public LibraryPembrokeMA
Lawrence Library of PepperellPepperellMA
Plainville Public LibraryPlainvilleMA
Plymouth Public LibraryPlymouthMA
Thomas Crane Public LibraryQuincyMA
Turner Free LibraryRandolphMA
Raynham Public LibraryRaynhamMA
Reading Public LibraryReadingMA
Revere Public LibraryRevereMA
Rockport Public LibraryRockportMA
Roslindale Branch - Boston Public LibraryRoslindaleMA
Rowley Free Public LibraryRowleyMA
Dudley Branch - Boston Public LibraryRoxburyMA
Egleston Square Branch - Boston Public LibraryRoxburyMA
Parker Hill Branch - Boston Public LibraryRoxbury CrossingMA
South Yarmouth LibraryS YarmouthMA
Salem Public LibrarySalemMA
Sandwich Public LibrarySandwichMA
Saugus Public LibrarySaugusMA
Scituate Town LibraryScituateMA
Seekonk Public LibrarySeekonkMA
Sharon Public LibrarySharonMA
Sherborn LibrarySherbornMA
Shrewsbury Free Public LibraryShrewsburyMA
Somerville Public LibrarySomervilleMA
South Boston Branch - Boston Public LibrarySouth BostonMA
Hamilton-Wenham Public LibrarySouth HamiltonMA
Southborough LibrarySouthboroughMA
Richard Sugden LibrarySpencerMA
Stoneham Public LibraryStonehamMA
Stoughton Public LibraryStoughtonMA
Joshua Hyde Public LibrarySturbridgeMA
Friends of The Goodnow LibrarySudburyMA
Swampscott Public LibrarySwampscottMA
Swansea Free Public LibrarySwanseaMA
Taunton Public LibraryTauntonMA
Friends of the Tewksbury Public LibraryTewksburyMA
Topsfield Town LibraryTopsfieldMA
Townsend Public LibraryTownsendMA
Tyngsborough Public LibraryTyngsboroMA
Upton Town LibraryUptonMA
Uxbridge Free Public LibraryUxbridgeMA
West Tisbury LibraryVineyard HavenMA
Lucius Beebe Memorial LibraryWakefieldMA
Walpole Public LibraryWalpoleMA
Walpole Public LibraryWalpoleMA
Waltham Public LibraryWalthamMA
Perkins School For The Blind LibraryWatertownMA
Watertown Free Public LibraryWatertownMA
Wayland Free Public LibraryWaylandMA
Wellesley Free LibraryWellesleyMA
Wellfleet Public LibraryWellfleetMA
G.A.R. Memorial LibraryWest NewburyMA
West Roxbury Branch - Boston Public LibraryWest RoxburyMA
Westborough Public LibraryWestboroughMA
Friends of the J. V. Fletcher LibraryWestfordMA
Friends of the J. V. Fletcher LibraryWestfordMA
Weston Public LibraryWestonMA
Westwood Public LibraryWestwoodMA
Weymouth Tufts LibrariesWeymouthMA
Whitman Public LibraryWhitmanMA
Wilmington Memorial LibraryWilmingtonMA
Winchester Public LibraryWinchesterMA
Winchester Public LibraryWinchesterMA
Winthrop Public Library & MuseumWinthropMA
Woburn Public LibraryWoburnMA
Worcester Free Public LibraryWorcesterMA
Fiske Public LibraryWrenthamMA

New Hampshire
Amherst Town LibraryAmherstNH
Bedford PublicLibraryBedfordNH
Hopkinton Town LibraryContoocookNH
Durham Public LibraryDurhamNH
Exeter Public LibraryExeterNH
Goffstown Public LibraryGoffstownNH
Lane Memorial LibraryHamptonNH
Howe LibraryHanoverNH
Hooksett Public LibraryHooksettNH
George H. and Ella M. Rodgers Memorial LibraryHudsonNH
Kensington Public LibraryKensingtonNH
Leach LibraryLondonderryNH
Manchester City LibraryManchesterNH
Merrimack Public LibraryMerrimackNH
Nashua Public LibraryNashuaNH
Portsmouth Public LibraryPortsmouthNH
Kelley LibrarySalemNH
Nesmith LibraryWindhamNH

Rhode Island
Cumberland Public LibraryCumberlandRI
East Providence Public LibraryE. ProvidenceRI
Greenville Public LibraryGreenvilleRI
Maury Loontjens Memorial LibraryNarragansettRI
Rochambeau Branch - Providence Community LibraryProvidenceRI

  • Participating libraries have discount coupons in-house and distribute them to patrons using various methods.
  • You must make arrangements with your library to get a discount coupon.
  • You must bring the discount coupon to Boston Children’s Museum when you visit. Each coupon is good for only one specific date.
  • If you do not have a coupon with you for that specific day, you will not be admitted at half price.
  • You cannot use a coupon on a different date.
  • A total of four people can receive half-price admission with each discount coupon. If you wish to bring a larger party, you will need to pay full price.
  • If you have questions or concerns, please contact your library.

Information for Librarians

To request replacement discount library coupons:

If you have a patron that needs a replacement discount library coupon immediately or within the next few days, please call the Museum Membership line at (617) 426-6500 ext. 354. When you contact us please provide the library staff person's name requesting the discount library coupon, the date(s) needed for the replacement coupons, the name of patron who booked the coupon, the reason for replacing the coupon, and the library staff person's name and email address where the replacement coupon(s) will be sent. We will then email library replacement coupons to the appropriate library staff person.

Each coupon has a specific pass number, allowing track the use of the coupons. Boston Children's Museum admissions staff are trained to accept replacement coupons with unique serial numbers. We no longer accept letters from the library on their letterhead.

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